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Training in Basic Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations (STCW V/1-1 Para 1)

Duration: Two days

Prerequisites: 

  1. MCA-approved MNTB Tanker Fire Fighting training
  2. Current ENG1 medical certificate or MCA-accepted equivalent
  3. 3 months’ approved seagoing service on liquefied gas tankers; and be assessed as meeting the learning objectives of the MNTB basic training for liquefied gas tanker cargo operations by a training centre approved by the MCA to deliver that programme; or
  4. Hold the four Basic Safety Training certificates (PST, PSSR, FP&FF, EFA)

Accreditation/Approvals: MCA under STCW Code V/1-1 Para 1

Overviews: This course is a pre-requisite for seafarers seeking employment on gas tankers. Development in alignment with the MNTB standard, the course covers knowledge for:

  • Safe cargo operation of a liquefied gas tanker
  • Precautions to prevent hazards
  • Occupational health and safety precautions and measures
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Pollution prevention of the environment from the release of liquefied gas

Candidates wishing obtain Dangerous Cargo Endorsement must also have attended Tanker Fire Fighting course prior to attending this course.

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